Termas Papallacta Resort & Spa
Termas de Papallacta" Hot Springs SPA & RESORT is
located 67 kilometers east of the city of Quito, at only one and a half
hour's distance, in the paved Highway on the way to Baeza.
This marvelous Spa & Resort is located on the Cinnamon
Trail, the same route that the Spaniards took in 1542 on their way to
discover the great Amazon River. However, despite the fact that this place
is located in the Ecuadorian Highlands, at an altitude of 3,220 meters
above sea level, Papallacta is the entry door to the Ecuadorian Amazon
Due to altitude and humidity that comes from the
Amazon, the climate is cold and humid, with an average environmental
temperature between 10o to 14o C. Upon arrival
at Papallacta, you will began to feel the beneficial effects of the
life-giving, diaphanous air which originates in a singular meeting of
the Amazonian winds with the rocks, forests and water of the high
Andean. Papallacta is privileged located in an
area between two Andean-Equatorial majestic volcanoes; namely, Cayambe
and Antisana. The thermal waters feeding the
Papallacta fountains emerge from deep geological layers through
fissures up to the surface with all its healthy properties.
Specific Benefits of the Medicinal Mineral Waters of
Termas de Papallacta
- The sulphates, sodium and magnesium improve intestinal movement,
they are anti-allergic, soothing and des-inflammatory, they help
regulate intestinal Ph, obesity, kidney and gallstones and gout.
- The sulphates and calcium helps to maintain neuro-vegatative balance
and has diuretic properties.
- The chloride has a minor effect on gastric secretions and intestinal
movement (colic), and generally helps to activate metabolism. It is
des-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic and anti-catarrhal. It is also active
in rheumatic-arthritic processes and in cases or neuralgia.
- The sodium chloride makes the waters stimulating.
- The calcium salts have a soothing effect
Discover the solidarity and adventurous spirit during
the walks and tours through the fascinating high plateau of the Andes.
Enter the habitat of condors, pumas, bears and other species endemic to
this area. "Termas de Papallacta" owns the "Rancho
del Canon", a protected area of 625 acres (250 hectares) located at the
entrance of the Cayambe-Coca ecological reserve.
The Papallacta River crosses both the hacienda (ranch)
and the high area of the valley. Visitors can enjoy spectacular views of
the Antisana volcano (5.758 meters / 18,891 feet).
We offer walks with our native guides as well as self-guided ones
through ecological trails, allowing nature lovers to appreciate the unique
endemic species of flora and fauna. This area
provides an ideal place for ornithologists who would be able to watch more
than 160 different species of birds, including hummingbirds, tangaras and
occasionally the great Andean Condor.
150 meters distance from the hotel, you will be able to enjoy privately
one of the beautiful cabins, whose external swimming pools, exclusive for
guests, will provide you with an environment where you will be able to
relax and enjoy with your family or friends unforgettable moments.
Diving: And, since the good food is an important part of the trip,
we offer you restaurants where you can savor national and international
food both at the SPA and at the Hotel and the SPA. The trout raised in
this zone is the specialty. Many of the vegetables that we offer are
organically grown at our vegetable garden, free of chemicals or
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